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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... 2017 . “ The End of the Biennial? ” Artreview.com , July 17 , artreview.com/opinion/opinion_online_jj_charlesworth_the_end_of_the_biennial/ . India’s Biennale Effect: A Politics of Contemporary Art , edited by D’Souza Robert E. Manghani Sunil , London : Routledge , 2017 , 277...
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Cultural Politics (2019) 15 (2): 223–243.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Uroš Čvoro; Chrisoula Lionis This article examines the use of humor in contemporary art from two nations understood as “peripheral” states within Europe: Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Focusing on the concepts of “locality” and “visibility,” this article makes clear the way artists from...
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Cultural Politics (2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 225–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
... short-lived and the targets of considerable criticism, not least because of their connections with military and corporate clients, in the twenty-first century the legacies of CAVS and A&T have been unproblematically reclaimed. Contemporary art and tech projects, we argue, are in danger of succumbing...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 192–213.
Published: 01 July 2020
... in “digital realty” uses dematerialization to solicit urgent realizations about the relationships between the contemporary art market, mass migration, and geopolitical reality. 1 Kulendran Thomas works in collaboration with the creative director Annika Kuhlman. 2 On art entrepreneurialism...
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 3 Mladen Miljanović, The Black Hole , 2016. Plaster objects. Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic Srpska, Banja Luka. Photograph by Drago Vejnović. Courtesy the artist. Figure 3. Mladen Miljanović, The Black Hole, 2016. Plaster objects. Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic Srpska More
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 3 Christopher Kulendran Thomas, New Eelam , 2018, in collaboration with Annika Kuhlmann; installation view: “I Was Raised on the Internet,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Courtesy the artist. Figure 3. Christopher Kulendran Thomas, New Eelam, 2018, in collaboration with Annika More
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Published: 01 July 2019
Figure 1 Mladen Miljanović, Strike 1 , 2017. Engraved drawing and paint on granite. Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic Srpska, Banja Luka. Photograph by Drago Vejnović. Courtesy the artist. Figure 1. Mladen Miljanović, Strike 1, 2017. Engraved drawing and paint on granite. Museum More
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Hanan Toukan This article studies the Picasso in Palestine exhibit in light of what it means to be a modern and resistant Palestinian colonial subject, living in a sovereign state-to-be in our contemporary global world. By drawing on theories of the imagination, resistance studies, art...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (3): 326–347.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of the others or enemies of art in Theodor Adorno’s work on aesthetics, as well as Jameson’s redemptive reading of Adorno and Max Horkheimer’s analysis of the anti-Semite qua philistine. It uses the latter to argue that philistine acts committed by contemporary decolonial cultural activists are not entirely...
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Published: 01 November 2013
Figure 4   Dragonfish , a painted wall mural by Indian artist Anpu Varkey, becomes a marker of India's absorption of contemporary, non-Indian art forms. It has a considered placement on the sea-facing wall of the eighteenth-century dockside store Pepper House, making the ancient fish motif More
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (1): 58–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... , anticipate the contemporary public recalibration of ideas of intimacy as associated with social media, tally with contested ideas of the sexualization of female empowerment as associated with contested elements of third wave feminism, and can be read as a contemporary phase of Antonio Negri’s theory of art...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 239–249.
Published: 01 July 2014
...). In the crack, as it were, a reimagination of the world is possible. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 revolution contemporary art modernism Standing in one of the largest slate quarries in England, at Bayston Hill in Shropshire, facing the dark water that fills its depths, Andy Hewitt, Mel...
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Published: 01 July 2017
Figure 1 Parmigianino, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror , c. 1524. Oil on convex panel, 24.4 cm diameter. Kunsthistorisches Museum. Source: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and the National Portrait Gallery, London, Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary , edited by Anthony Bond More
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Figure 2 Diego Velázquez, Las meninas , 1656. Oil on canvas, 318 cm × 276 cm. Museo del Prado, Madrid. Source: Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, and the National Portrait Gallery, London, Self Portrait: Renaissance to Contemporary , edited by Anthony Bond and Joanna Woodall, 2005 Figure More
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 March 2008
... world venues display image commodities that vie for celebrity status in the high-stakes gamble of a rarified market. In that scene, the contemporary artist’s dilemma is usually to establish a signature brand identity while sustaining the mythic status of fine art as independent, alternative expression...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (1): 20–39.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jenny Stümer The escalating death tolls of migrants seeking to enter Europe are a dramatic testimony to the cynical, dehumanizing, and violent fortification of the European Union, whereby refugees and asylum seekers have become the emblematic figures of contemporary political exclusion. Rather than...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (2): 227–232.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Keith Crome Writings on Contemporary Art and Artists , vols. 1–6, by Lyotard Jean-François , Leuven : Leuven University Press , 2009–13 , $388.00/€297.00 (hardcover) , ISBN 978905867881x © 2013 Duke University Press 2013 What the work of art demands is that philosophers...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (3): 359–384.
Published: 01 November 2009
... was convulsed by sectarian clashes following the destruction of a sixteenth-century mosque by Hindu nationalists. © BERG 2009 PRINTED IN THE UK 2009 Vivan Sundaram boat-works installation art contemporary Indian art Hindu nationalism liberalization globalization memorialization, mourning...
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Cultural Politics (2009) 5 (2): 149–178.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Vikki Bell; Mario di Paolantonio The article considers the role that contemporary visual art and activist-artists have played in transitional Argentina, beginning from the premise that they might be understood as involved in the staging of a wide-ranging shift implied by the term transition. We...